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Comms Team
It has been brilliant to see the tenacity and enthusiasm really paying off for Autocar. The intent is clear in the sense that they are trying to create an established annual event to celebrate women in the automotive industry; with the fourth event this year being the best by far. From the flamboyant presentation delivered...
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According to the second annual _Making Diversity and Inclusion a Business Reality_ White Paper, published today, diversity and inclusion (D&I) is climbing the agenda for the majority of businesses, but there remain too few people from diverse backgrounds in leadership roles. The White Paper, produced in partnership by Auto Trader and executive search specialists, Ennis...
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Automotive industry risks missing out on the skills and talent vital for future success This week over 80 HR directors, MDs, CEOs and change leaders from many of the major automotive retail and manufacturing brands, service providers and trade bodies agreed that brands that fail to embed an authentic diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy will...
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Richard Gordon, formerly commercial director at LEVC (London EV Company), has joined Ennis & Co, as an associate. Richard brings an exceptional breadth of knowledge of the automotive retail and manufacturer sectors, having also worked for Jardine Motors Group, Bentley Motors, Ferrari and Toyota, in senior automotive sales and marketing roles. Richard’s industry network, built...
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How prepared is your business to embrace and include diverse talent? Venue: Auto Trader Head Office, Kings Cross, London Date: Tuesday 12th June 2018: Time: 16.00 – 19.05 Ennis & Co, in partnership with Auto Trader, and supported by Auto Retail Network, is gathering together key leaders and stakeholders within the automotive industry, to embark...
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When it comes to mastering a strategy to deal with the unexpected, you could do far worse than to learn in 2017 how to perform a ‘reverse ferret.’ That’s the mildly comical term used in the national media – renowned for its darkly cynical gallows humour – to describe how to swiftly alter course when...
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‘Hell would freeze over before I would work for a woman,’ a senior motor industry executive told me recently. At a time when corporations are shouting from the roof-tops about the need for more women and diversity on boards, in senior executive positions, and in the workforce generally, it was a brutally honest if very...
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British motor industry parts suppliers are planning £225million of new investment over the next three years in next three years – averaging £674,000 per firm, says a poll of more than 100 firms by SMMT. It will boost the domestic content of vehicles built in the UK and create many more thousands of new jobs,...
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“The unteachables” sounds like a pitch for a documentary about a group of really distracted students, but it’s also a neat phrase that caught my ear when I was interviewing someone recently and asked them what they looked for in an up-and-coming manager. “Oh you know,” he said, “all of the unteachables”. In this gentleman’s...
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Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s traditional for people to use February 14th to make a symbolic gesture of their love for one another, or panic because they’ve forgotten to buy flowers or book a cosy table for two. It’s easy to take someone for granted when they’re part of the furniture. Perhaps those flowers and those...
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